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Video Shows Gas Station Armed Robbery in Yakima

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Police are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store Monday night and got up close and personal with the cashier. Police are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store Monday night and got up close and personal with the cashier.
UPDATE/YAKIMA, WA - Police are searching for the man who robbed a convenience store Monday night and got up close and personal with the cashier. It happened at the Shell gas station near the intersection of Nob Hill Boulevard and 38th Avenue just after midnight last night. 

The video not only shows the robber take money from the cash register but he also ripped a personal item right off the cashier's neck. You can see the suspect come into the gas station with the hood of his sweatshirt and a bandanna covering his face. 

He immediately starts threatening the cashier and forces him over to the register where he takes the money and even violently rips the clerk's chain right off of his neck. Then the robber forces the clerk to get in the bathroom. As he leaves you can see a clear image of the handgun he brought with him.

A camera outside the store gets a good shot of the man's face but police tell me they don't have a lead in the case so far. If you think you know who the man in that video is, call the Yakima Police Department. 

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YAKIMA, WA-- Police officers in Yakima are looking for a man who robbed a convenience store late Monday night.

Officers said a Hispanic male went into the store in the 3700 block of West Nob Hill around midnight, and then pointed the gun at the cashier demanding money. 

After the cashier gave the man the money, he then told the cashier to go into the bathroom and stay there.  He then left the store with an unknown amount of money from the register.

Soon after a customer went into the store, saw the register open and noticed there were no employees around, so they called the police.  When police arrived, they found the cashier inside the store who then told them about the robbery. 

Officers checked the area but were not able to find suspect.  They described him as a Hispanic male, about five feet tall, and wearing black pants and a black bandana.

No one was injured in the incident; police are still looking for the suspect.  If you have any information, call the Yakima Police Department.

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